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For 17-30 Year Olds

The DDYC (DEX Deaf Youth Council) is for deaf young people between the ages of 17 and 30 who live in Yorkshire.

DDYC

  • The events are usually held once a month on a Saturday in different locations around Yorkshire.
  • We do lots of fun activities like; bowling, drama, games sessions and comedy workshops!
  • There will always be interpreters to support everyone to chat and make friends!
  • The events are always FREE!
  • If you’re struggling with travel costs we can help.
  • If you have any questions or would like to chat to us about joining please contact us by filling in the box below!

Contact us

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September DDYC event!

September DDYC event!

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO TRAIN STRIKES.  Our next FREE event for deaf 17-30 year olds in Yorkshire is a walk and picnic at Shibden Hall in Halifax on Saturday 2nd September. We will be meeting at Halifax Train Station at 12.30pm and walking to Shibden. We...

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Photos from July 2023 DDYC event!

Photos from July 2023 DDYC event!

The DDYC had a very sweaty Zumba session with Tonia yesterday! They also played some much less sweaty Jenga! The next DDYC event is on Saturday 2nd September. Information to be shared very soon!  

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Photos from June 2023 DDYC event!

Photos from June 2023 DDYC event!

Here are some photos from the DDYC event last week. Our members went to Go Ape in Leeds!  The next DDYC event is Sunday 23rd July at Leeds Society for Deaf and Blind People. We will be doing Zumba! The information is on our previous blog post...

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July DDYC event!

July DDYC event!

Our next FREE event for deaf 17-30 year olds in Yorkshire is Zumba at Leeds Society for Deaf and Blind People. There are 15 places available and the deadline to book is Friday 14th July. Please share with anyone who might be interested in joining us! To book a place...

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Visitors from Masonic Charitable Foundation

Visitors from Masonic Charitable Foundation

DEX were very grateful to received a £5k grant from Masonic Charitable Foundation earlier this year. John Birkenshaw (Provincial Grand Charity Steward), Ian Wright (Provincial MCF Representative) and David Brazil (Charity Steward, Leeds) from Masonic Charitable...

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Photos from May 2023 DDYC events!

Photos from May 2023 DDYC events!

Here are some photos from the DDYC events last week! Thursday was a trip to Leeds Museum to see the BSL Overlooked Spotlight Tour. Saturday was a fun workshop with the fantastic Danny's Skits! Thanks to everyone who came, hope you all had a great time! Next DDYC event...

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“DEX are important to me because they helped build my deaf identity and built my confidence.” A DDYC member.